Tempering Expectations From Bangladesh’s ‘Embrace’ of the Indo-Pacific
By Rushali Saha
It may be tempting to read foreign policy choices as “embracing” the Indo-Pacific, but a closer look reveals Dhaka’s continued sense of hesitancy.
What Was Behind the Chinese Foreign Minister’s Midnight Stopover in Bangladesh?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Ahead of his planned tour of African countries, Qin Gang made a surprise stop in Dhaka.
The BRI in Bangladesh: ‘Win-Win’ or a ‘Debt Trap’?
By Shaikh Abdur Rahman
Bangladesh's prudent, selective engagement with China's Belt and Road has helped Dhaka avoid the debt problems that plague other South Asian participants.
China’s Stake in Bangladesh Is Overplayed
By Adam Pitman
The China-India conflict has inspired more paternalism against Bangladesh’s rapidly developing economy.
Bangladesh and the China-India Conflict
By Mozammil Ahmad
If Dhaka plays its cards right, the country could grasp an opportunity as both China and India up their efforts to gain influence.
Payra Seaport Won’t Be Another Chinese ‘Pearl’
By Connor Fairman
Despite India’s concerns, the port in Bangladesh won’t become a Chinese asset – but it will bring Beijing other benefits.
How Bangladesh Learned to Love the Belt and Road
By Sudha Ramachandran
Dhaka has largely avoided the major pitfalls of China’s initiative while embracing the gains.
How Bangladesh Is Benefiting From the China-India Rivalry
By Anu Anwar
Bangladesh has turned its neighbors' rivalry into billions of dollars in investment and military equipment.
China’s Vision for the Belt and Road in South Asia
By Antara Ghosal Singh
What progress has the BRI made in South Asia thus far?
Bangladesh’s New Military Deal With China
By Shakil Bin Mushtaq
Bangladesh's purchase of K-8W aircraft has sparked some controversy at home.
Can China Solve the Rohingya Crisis?
By K. S. Venkatachalam
The three-phase Chinese proposal for ending the crisis merits serious consideration.
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
By Jeff M. Smith
A deeper look at Dhaka’s role in an intensifying Great Game in the Indian Ocean.